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Autor:  Fabio
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Data:  23/JUN/2005 10:34 AM
Assunto:  Re: Foreign accent
 
Mensagem:  When I hear other nations' leaders speaking English at CNN I realize they have a strong accent but it's not difficult to understand them. Besides being fluent they don't hesitate to find words or make up words based on their language. Most of them got their degrees from American or British universities, so that helps. On the other hand I've seen some interviews with Latinos living in the US that even though they were speaking English, the CNN added subtitles so people could follow what they were saying. Some other famous Brazilians like Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso, Xuxa and Gisele Bundchen have some fluency when speak English but it's still a struggle. I am yet to see a famous Brazilian speaking good English on TV. I heard Walter Salles has perfect English, but I've never seen any of his interviews in English.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Foreign accent  –  Fabio  22/JUN/2005, 11:35 AM
Re: Foreign accent  –  Márcio Osório  22/JUN/2005, 1:34 PM
Re: Foreign accent  –  ELS  22/JUN/2005, 10:18 PM
Re: to esl  –  Alexandre  23/JUN/2005, 1:09 AM
 Re: Foreign accent  –  Fabio  23/JUN/2005, 10:34 AM
Re: Foreign accent  –  Alexandre  23/JUN/2005, 11:32 AM
to Alexandre and Fabio Re: Foreign accent  –  ESL  23/JUN/2005, 8:31 PM
to esl  –  Alexandre  23/JUN/2005, 10:33 PM
Re: to esl  –  ESL  24/JUN/2005, 2:06 PM

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